5541 Nancy Drive, Chandler, Texas, 75758
This approx. 10,500 sq.ft. home, built in the style of an authentic English Cotswold Manor house, was lovingly researched & painstakingly built to replicate the exquisite architectural details found in these stately homes. From the stone entrance & aged concrete drive to the cobblestone circular drive, you feel yourself transported to the English Countryside.
Located in the gated subdivision of Brown's Landing on Lake Palestine, this home has approximately 275 feet of waterfrontage with a concrete-capped bulkhead and expansive views of open water. Facing east, you will not only be cooler in the afternoons enjoying the terraced backyard, but also wake up to gorgeous sunrises and end the day with equally beautiful moonrises. The subdivision has a private boat launch, day marina and group pavilion with outdoor fireplace. For homeowners only, Brown's Landing has a gated boat/trailer/RV storage area.
The circa 1800's front door leads you into a grand entry hall, with marble tile & breathtaking views of the lake through windows of the formal living/study with stone fireplace. The formal dining features herringbone European oak flooring. Doors within the home are solid stained quarter sawn oak. The Great Room has quarter sawn oak paneling, with a hidden TV behind panels above the stone fireplace, European oak flooring & posts/beams, with majestic views of the lake from the casement windows spanning the cast stone back wall. From the Great Room or the Billiards Room, access the delightful Loggia with fireplace & outdoor kitchen, complete w/ motorized screens and exceptional elevated views of the lake. The home gym is located adjacent to the Billiards Room. Add'l Guest Suite is located downstairs. Upstairs are 5 add'l bedroom suites, w/ 2 over-sized to accommodate larger families, + bonus room.
GOURMET KITCHEN WITH PREMIUM APPLIANCES
The open concept gourmet kitchen with custom Wood Mode cabinetry includes large island, Sub-Zero refrigerator & freezer, Wolf gas range & microwave, Scotsman ice maker & stone tile walls. Spacious pantry, accessed by circa 1800's vintage door, holds add'l Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer & storage.
LUXURIOUS MASTER SUITE
Natural light from lake-facing windows & the relaxed, peaceful feel of the master bedroom flows into the exquisite master bath complete w/ custom hand etched tile, separate vanities, lg glass shower, self-cleaning Jacuzzi tub & the mstr closet/safe room.
Attic stairs lead to attic & cupola from 2nd level. Active solar panels over lakeside porch provide all hot water & some electricity. Generator is on roof. Garage is designed for an electric attic lift. Preventative for termites & bait system applied under foundation. Roof is composition & TPO. Lower back lawn terrace is set up for fountain (water lines) or fire pit (gas lines). Grassy area inside circle drive complete w/ water line for future fountain. Whole house water filtration system (hospital grade), foam insulation, & 4 Trane HVAC units plus mini-splits. Upper level workshop has separate HVAC & exterior door to prevent spread of dust. Boathouse has fresh water, hot water, stereo speakers, & mini-split A/C plus built-in window seat. A chase runs the length of the house for installation of pool equipment, if desired. Helipad in Brown's Landing for emergency medical care.